Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Fall 2014 Semester runs from August 25-December 14, 2014


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The Tuition is based on the legnth of each individual class:

45min-1 hr= 350.00
1 1/2 hrs    = 425.00
2 hrs           = 500.00

Family/multi-class discounts:

2 classes 10% off
3 classes 15% off
4 classes or more 20% off







INSTRUCTORS
  Ray Walker  Tito Hernandez  Paul Paliyenko  Sherry Lee Allen  Eileen Juric  Michael Santangelo  Nicola Bullock  Jonathan McCarter
  Lauren Kennedy  Christine Heneghan  Ian Finley  Tracey Coppedge  Lisa Jolley  Tatiana Guy  TBA

KEY LOS: Live on Stage | ACT: Acting
** requires second class | ◊ year long class | * requires audition

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LOS

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45 min-1 hour

The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class. $350.00


Instructor: Ray Walker

9:15-10:00
LOS

5-7

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JAZZ I

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45 mins

No previous dance training necessary.  This level will teach the principles of beginning Jazz Technique and multi-style performance, including the basic terminology associated with posture placement, isolations, integration, balance, flexibility, precision, fluidness, dexterity, strength, rhythm, syncopation, and the fundamentals of weight shifting. $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

9:15-10:00
JAZZ I

8-10

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Acting Il Improv

T

 45 mins

Students will use improvisation and light scenes as a fun way to approach beginning acting and character development. $350

 


Instructor: Paul Paliyenko

9:15-10:00
Acting Il Improv
8-10
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LOS

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45 min-1 hour

The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class.  $350.00


Instructor: Ray Walker

4:15-5:00
LOS

5-7

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Jazz I/II

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45 minutes to 1 hour

No previous dance training necessary. This level will teach the principles of beginning Jazz Technique and multi-style performance, including the basic terminology associated with posture placement, isolations, integration, balance, flexibility, precision, fluidness, dexterity, strength, rhythm, syncopation, and the fundamentals of weight shifting.  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

4:15-5:00
Jazz I/II

8-10

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ACT II Improv

T
45 min-1 hour

Students will use improvisation and light scenes as a fun way to aproach beginning acting and character developement.  $350.00


Instructor: Tracey Coppedge

4:15-5:00
ACT II Improv

8-10

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TAP I/II

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1 hour

Prerequisite- Completion Tap 1 audition with Instructor. This class builds on prior knowledge of tap. Students will cover time steps, pull backs, tap turns, draw backs, and riff work.  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

4:00-5:00
TAP I/II

Teen-Adult

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INT BALLET

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1 Hour


Based on traditional ballet, these classes incorporate a combination of floor and center barre exercises. They improve overall technique while facilitating a powerful body awareness that serves and benefits the needs of dancers, actors, and athletes alike.  $350.00


Instructor: Eileen Juric

4:00-5:00
INT BALLET

12+

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LOS JR Co. ◊ * **

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45 min-1 hour

The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class. Live on Stage Company is a 2 semester commitment. Live on Stage Company students must also purchase a Live On Stage Company Dance Card. Live On Stage Company Dance Card enables you to attend any 30 dance or movement classes during the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.  Auditions will be held on August 23, 2014 at the Conservatory. $850


Instructor: Ray Walker

4:00-5:30
LOS JR Co. ◊ * **

10+

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THEATRE 4 CHANGE ◊

Launched in 2007 at the Boys and Girls Club of Wake Forest, NC, the mission is to use theatre games, exercises, role-playing tactics and processing to heighten awareness and encourage individual change in conflict situations.  by audition and selection

 Administrator:   Jonathan McCarter


Instructor: Jonathan McCarter

4:00-5:30
THEATRE 4 CHANGE ◊

14+

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JR DANCE CO◊ * **

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1 1/2 hours

Elite level dance training culminating in performance opportunities throughout the year and at end of the semester showcases. Students must also purchase a Dance Company Card to be considered for Junior Dance Company. The Dance Company Card enables you to attend all Dance or movement classes during the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Semesters.

Junior Dance Company is a two semester commitment. Auditions are on August 23, 2014 at the Conservatory. $850.00.


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

4:00-5:30
JR DANCE CO◊ * **

10+

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BEGINNING TAP & BALLET

Introduction of Ballet and Tap vocabulary focusing on a combination of Dance Skills and Technique for the beginning level.

This class requires no previous dance training.  $350.00


Instructor: Sherry Lee Allen

4:00-5:00
BEGINNING TAP & BALLET

7+

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Movement for Actors

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1 hour

Students build strength and flexibility and learn to open and expand the physical imagination. Students work to improve posture, alignment, coordination, and centering. The goals are to free the body from tension and to approach character development through creative movement. $350.00


Instructor: Nicola Bullock

4:00-5:00
Movement for Actors
12+
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LOS**

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45 min-1 hour

The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class. $350.00


Instructor: Ray Walker

10:15-11:15
LOS**

8-10

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ADV TAP

Class will focus on all advanced aspecrs of tap dancing with an emphasis on technique, traditional movement vocabulary, development of style, fundamentals of music, improvisation and choreography.  Students are expected to perform intricate foot work and combinations in faster tempos with limited rehearsal time,  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

10:15-11:15
ADV TAP

12-Adult

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ACT III: Scene Study

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1 hour

Students will aply basic and intermediate acting techniques toward working on scenes.  Acting III students must have taken Acting II or had other prior experience. $350

 


Instructor: Paul Paliyenko

10:15-11:15
ACT III: Scene Study

11-13

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LOS**

P
45 min-1 hour


The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class. $350.00


Instructor: Ray Walker

5:15-6:15
LOS**

8-10

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BOYS ONLY DANCE

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1 hour

Tailored to the athletic moves and "tricks" made for boys, this class will teach the student the technique of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Music Theatre and Hip Hop.  Boys ONLY please!  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

5:15-6:15
BOYS ONLY DANCE

11+

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Acting III Scene Study

T

1 hour

Students will apply basic and Intermediate acting techniques toward working on scenes.  Acting III students must have taken Acting II or had other prior experience. $350


Instructor: Tracey Coppedge

5:15-6:15
Acting III Scene Study

11-13

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LOS Sr. Co. ◊ * **

P

1 1/2 hours
By audition only for advanced students.  Professional choreography and a higher level of musical material.  Perfomance at the end of the semester showcases.  Students must be enrolled in one dance class and originally enolled in LOS to be considered for the Company.  Live on Stage Company is a 2 semester commitment.. Live on Stage Company students must also purchase a Live On Stage Company Dance Card. Live On Stage Company Dance Card enables you to attend any 30 dance or movement classes during the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.  Auditions are in the fall before classes begin.  $850.00





Instructor: Ray Walker

5:00-6:30
LOS Sr. Co. ◊ * **

12+

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Stretch and Condition

T

1 hour

 All dance card students are welcome to attend the class which will focus on flexibility, core, strength and over all body awareness.  Stretch and Condition will target each students’ limitations and provide a combination of floor, wall and center work improving technique in all dance venues. $350


Instructor: Eileen Juric

5:00-6:00
Stretch and Condition

10+

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JR ACT CO. ◊ * **

P
1 1/2 hours

Premier intense acting course culminating in a performance at the end of each semester. This course is for advanced students of this age and focuses on technique and performance.  Acceptance by audition. A technique class may be required by the instructor. Auditions are August 23, 2014 at the Conservatory. Two semester class. $850.00


Instructor: Tatiana Guy

5:00-6:30
JR ACT CO. ◊ * **

10+

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Acting V: Comic Improv

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1 1/2 hours

This class introduces students to the method used to create improvised comedy scenes based on audience suggestions.  Students will participate in group games and exercises that teach everyone how to play with the focus on having fun while sustaining an improv scene. $425


Instructor: Lisa Jolley

5:00-6:30
Acting V: Comic Improv
14+
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LOS**

P
45 min-1 hour

The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class.  $350.00


Instructor: Ray Walker

11:30-12:30
LOS**

11-13

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Modern Lyrical Dance

T

1 hour

This class will afford the student the opportunity to explore modern dance with an emphasis on imagery and current lyric ballet moves.  Styles will include Martha Graham, Duham, Alvin Ailey and Thorp. $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

11:30-12:30
Modern Lyrical Dance

12-Adult

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Acting I Storytellers

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45 mins

Students use creative drama techniques, basic exercises, character study, movement, language and imagination to create their own short plays. Focus is on developing creativity and using imagination to examine how the actor is part of the story. Beginning terminology established. $350

Instructor:  Gigi Delizza

 


Instructor: Sherry Lee Allen

11:30-12:15
Acting I Storytellers
8-10
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LOS**

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45 min-1 hour


The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class.  $350.00


Instructor: Ray Walker

6:15-7:15
LOS**

11-13

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JAZZ II

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1 Hour


Prerequisite- Jazz I or audition with instructor. A mastery of Jazz Technique acquired in Jazz I, continuing the development of style, ability and execution.  Concentration is placed on increasing dancer’s strength, flexibility and technique through warm-up, across-the-floor exercises and combinations.  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

6:15-7:15
JAZZ II

Teen-Adult

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ACT I: Storytellers

T
1 Hour

Students will use creative drama techniques, basic acting exercises, character study, movement, language and imagination to create their own short plays.  Focus is on developing creativity and using imagination to examine how the actor is part of the story.  Beginning terminology established.

$350.00


Instructor: Tracey Coppedge

6:15-7:15
ACT I: Storytellers

8-10

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Triple Threat Plus! with Ray Walker and Lauren Kennedy

T

1 1/2 hours

Triple Threat Plus! is a comprehensive musical theatre course that features training in acting, singing, dancing and more.  Each student's current ability will be assessed by a professional team who will create an individualized triple threat portfolio containing a developement action plan.  Professional musical theatre artists will lead the class through specialized topics such as stage voice/diction, ballet/tap/jazz, vocal styles/song interpretation/script analysis,building a character, music theory and site singing, audition techniques and professionalism. This is a 2 semester class  fall registration only. $850

Instuctor: Ray Walker and  Lauren Kennedy


Instructor: Ray Walker

5:30-7:00
Triple Threat Plus! with Ray Walker and Lauren Kennedy
12+
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MUSIC THEATRE DANCE WITH TITO

T

1 hour

This class will explore the very many facets of musical theatre along with the ifferent styles offered in the medium.  The student should expect to learn several contrasting combinations from popular Broadway shows in addition to the varied techniques and forms that are associated with American musical theatre.$350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

5:30-6:30
MUSIC THEATRE DANCE WITH TITO
12+
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Auditioning for Film and Television

T

1 hour

Actors will develop their on-camera acting technique focusing primarily on scene study from actual films and television shows.  Listening and reacting, scene work, script analysis and keeping it simple will be covered.  Students will work on several scenes during the semester. $350


Instructor: Paul Paliyenko

5:30-6:30
Auditioning for Film and Television
12+
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JAZZ I/II

T
1 hour

Prerequisite- Jazz I or audition with instructor. A mastery of Jazz Technique acquired in Jazz I, continuing the development of style, ability and execution.  Concentration is placed on increasing dancer’s strength, flexibility and technique through warm-up, across-the-floor exercises and combinations.  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

5:30-6:30
JAZZ I/II

Teen-Adult

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LOS**

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45 min-1 hour

The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class.  $350.00


Instructor: Ray Walker

12:30-1:30
LOS**

14+

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JAZZ I/II

T

1 hour

No previous dance training necessary. This level will teach the principles of beginning Jazz Technique and multi-style performance, including the basic terminology associated with posture placement, isolations, integration, balance, flexibility, precision, fluidness, dexterity, strength, rhythm, syncopation, and the fundamentals of weight shifting. $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

12:30-1:30
JAZZ I/II

12-Adult

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Acting IV: Acting Methods

T

1 hour

This class will introduce you to the various techniques so that you can feel comfortable working with any director or teacher. Whether its Meisner, Hagen, Adler, Stanislavski or Brecht, you will become more versatile and able to add more "tools" to your "toolbox". You will know the difference of styles among all the most influential teachers of acting prevalent in todays theatre. $350


Instructor: Jonathan McCarter

12:30-1:30
Acting IV: Acting Methods
13+
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LOS**

The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class.  $350.00

Instructor:  Ray Walker


Instructor: Ray Walker

7:15-8:15
LOS**

14+

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HIP HOP

T
1 Hour


This class will teach the principles of beginning hip-hop technique with a strong emphasis on style and the foundation of basic terminology associated with posture placement, isolations, balance, flexibility, pop-locking, syncopation and weight shifting.  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

7:15-8:15
HIP HOP

11+

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Young Playwrights 101

T

1 hour

Students will learn the mechanics of playwriting and write scenes in various forms and styles.  Focusing on dramatic structure and the practical aspects of writing for the stage, each student will work on  creating their own short play.  $350.00

 


Instructor: Ian Finley

7:15-8:15
Young Playwrights 101
14+
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LOS ELITE CO. ◊ * **

P
1 1/2 hours

By audition only for advanced students. Professional choreography and higher level of musical material. Performance at end of semester showcases. Students must originally be enrolled in LOS to be considered (after acceptance, students can drop the LOS class to replace it with the Company class). Live on Stage Company is a 2 semester commitment. Live on Stage Company students must also purchase a Live On Stage Company Dance Card. Live On Stage Company Dance Card enables you to attend any 30 dance or movement classes during the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.

Auditions will be held on August 23, 2014 at the Conservatory at the Conservatory. $850


Instructor: Ray Walker

6:30-8:00
LOS ELITE CO. ◊ * **

12+

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ACT VI Scene Study

T

1 hour

This advanced course emphasizes ensemble work, character development, script analysis and introductions to college-level acting techniques.  $350


Instructor: Christine Heneghan

6:30-7:30
ACT VI Scene Study

14+

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JAZZ I

T

1 hour

No previous dance training necessary. This level will teach the principles of beginning Jazz technnique and multi-style performance including the basic terminology associated with posture placement, isolations, integration, balance, flexibility, percision, fluidness, dexterity, stregnth, rythm, syncopation and the fundamentals of weight shifting, $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

6:30-7:30
JAZZ I

8-12

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SR ACT Co. ◊ * **

P
2 hours

This intense two hour acting performance course culminates in an end of the year, performance of . Emphasis is on realism and anti-realism, college level acting techniques, ensemble work. Acceptance by instructor discretion. Students must have taken an advanced acting class to be eligible. This is a 2 semester class. A two semester acting technique class is required by the instructor. Requires an audition  $1000.00


Instructor: Christine Heneghan

7:00-9:00
SR ACT Co. ◊ * **

14+

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SR DANCE CO. ◊ * **

P
2 hours

The Conservatory’s premier performing dance class showcasing its brightest dance talent. This 2 hour, 2 semester class culminates in performances around the area as well as the end of the semester showcases. Elite level dance training culminating in performance opportunities throughout the year and at end of the semester showcases. Students must also purchase a Dance Company Card to be considered for Junior Dance Company. The Dance Company Card enables you to attend all Dance or movement classes during the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Semesters.

Junior Dance Company is a two semester commitment. Auditions August 23, 2014 at the Conservatory.  $1000.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

6:30-8:30
SR DANCE CO. ◊ * **

14+

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Film and Television Performance

T
1 1/2 hours

Actors will develop their on-camera acting techniques focusing primarily on scene study from actual films and television shows. Listening and reacting, scene work, script analysis and keeping it simple will be covered. Students will work on several scenes during the semester. $425.00


Instructor: Paul Paliyenko

7:00-8:30
Film and Television Performance

12+

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Conservatory Singers**

P

1 hour

Through rehearsal and performance, this class will give students a strong foundation in vocal technique, musicianship and harmonization.  Students will perform a variety of styles of music including musical theatre, pop and jazz.  The group will have performance opportunities throughout the semester representing the Conservatoy.  This class requires a technique class  $350.00


Instructor: Michael Santangelo

1:30-2:30
Conservatory Singers**

10+

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BALLET I/II

T
1 hour

Development of ballet technique focused on individual age and ability.  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

1:30-2:30
BALLET I/II

10+

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JAZZ III

T

1 hour

Prerequisite- Completion of Jazz I or II or audition with Instructor.  A complete mastery of Jazz Technique and terminology acquired in Jazz II, continuing with the development of advance style, ability and execution.  A technical warm up combining elements of ballet, jazz, yoga and pilates will be followed by center work, across-the-floor exercises and short combinations.  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

8:00-9:00
JAZZ III

14+

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ADULT LOS

P

1 hour

The Conservatory's premier musical theatre triple threat class. Live On Stage focuses on vocal training, choreography and performance through the staging of musical numbers from Broadway and beyond. At the end of each semester, students participate in a full stage musical production at a local theatre. As much a rehearsal, as a class, Live On Stage is the ultimate musical theatre performance class.  $350.00


Instructor: Tito Hernandez

7:30-8:30
ADULT LOS

18+